Polar bear attacks

Radio interview with Glenn Beck from 19 March 2019 talking about polar bear numbers

Yesterday I joined talk show host Glenn Beck to discuss polar bear numbers. Here is the podcast on YouTube, about 4:30 minutes: You can also just listen to the whole thing here: https://omny.fm/shows/the-glenn-beck-program/the-glenn-beck-program-hour-3-3-19-19

Now on sale: The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened

On sale at Amazon today, my new full-length science book, The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened, published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. The official book launch is 10 April in Calgary, details below. About the book The Polar Bear Catastrophe That Never Happened explains why the catastrophic decline in polar bear numbers we […]

My opinion piece in the Financial Post on International Polar Bear Day 2019

27 Februrary 2019. See the original here (with photos).**

EATEN the movie – could polar bears trump sharks at the theatre?

Would EATEN make a good movie? What do other scary predator attack films tell us (if anything) about the probability of EATEN becoming a successful motion picture? In June 1975 (one year after the book was published), JAWS the movie became a huge box office hit. Fast forward to June 2016, when another shark-attack film […]

Colleague says EATEN possibly a real service to polar bear conservation 

Today I’d like to highlight a wonderfully unbiased review of my novel written by a prominent Canadian polar bear researcher who is utterly convinced that future sea ice loss is the biggest threat to the species (and a former student of the grand-daddy of all polar bear researchers, Ian Stirling). Here is what polar bear-human […]

Polar bear comes ashore on Fogo Island near artist studio

This is the usual time for polar bear visits to northern Newfoundland but this one had a sad ending. The bear that came ashore at Deep Cove (where some of the action in EATEN takes place, near the artist studio pictured in the CTV report shown above) on Fogo Island (map below) had to be […]

Polar bears onshore in winter – historic records of winter attacks

This post has been reblogged from PolarBearScience. Incidents of polar bears causing problems onshore this winter (January & February) – including one that killed a horse in Greenland and another that threatened a resident in western Hudson Bay (only weeks after several incidents in southern Labrador) may be the tip of a very scary iceberg. […]